The year is 2001 and Sweden assumes Presidency of the European Union. Authorities have begun discussing '24-hour services' for citizens and EU laws are being amended to equate an electronic signature with a physical one.
Identifying an entire population and issuing e-IDs is both time-consuming and expensive. Therefore, the authorities begin looking at those who have the largest identified electronic customer base: The internet banks.
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Authentication becomes identification in our app
To make it even clearer that you easily identify yourself with BankID, we are now changing the word "authentication" to "identification".